Recruitment Advisors

Victoria, BC

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity within our BC Ferries People Services team. As a passionate, innately curious, process-minded individual, you are looking to work with an engaged and collaborative team of recruitment professionals who embody the very best of our brand.


At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.


With 47 ports of call and around 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.


"We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”



Victoria (Head Office)


As a key member of the recruitment team, you will deliver an exceptional candidate experience; provide input into the talent acquisition strategy; engage and communicate with prospects considering a career with BC Ferries. You will, as part of a regional team, report to the Senior Manager, Talent Strategies. You are familiar with competency frameworks and their use to match fit between role and candidate; you will expertly manage end-to-end recruitment for your portfolio.


Responsibilities include:


  • Being the first point of contact for the People Services team with respect to any and all recruitment files, including creating captivating external ad text;
  • Building strong relationships with our internal stakeholders and helping to guide them to ‘best in practice’ while continually improving the recruitment process;
  • Reviewing all external applicants in icims, creating an engaging candidate experience through timely and direct feedback;
  • Research, develop and implement new talent acquisition strategies for targeted and timely recruitment;
  • Source external, passive candidates and promote the many career options at BC Ferries.


Complementing these skills, you bring some experience with multi-disciplinary recruitment within a unionized environment, a strong capacity to manage multiple project files concurrently, and deliver timely reports to client groups and senior leadership. You remain current of employment and human rights considerations, as well as the changing labour market dynamics and candidate communities. A deep understanding of the marine industry is a distinct advantage.


Finally, if you have 2+ years in a large, geographically dispersed operation along with some formal post secondary education in Human Resources, Business or a related field.


Please apply by June 24, 2022. You will be required to create a profile that you can use to apply on future career opportunities.


BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace. 


We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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